Blimp deflator: Letting out the gas

Rhetoric of dream, rhetoric of nightmare

Posted in united states by Blimp deflator on January 20, 2013

I have a Dream/Drone
From King: I Have a Dream. Obama: I Have a Drone, by Norman Solomon, at informationclearinghouse.info/
article33627.htm.

Today, America has nothing to offer the world, except war and death. Has any country, since World War II, done more to destroy the rule of law in the world than the US, while prattling incessantly about freedom and security? The latter word — security — should really be spelled with a capital S, because it is the new god of Washington — the god in whose name any evil, any outrage is permissible.

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But Mr President, where would America be without guns?

Posted in united states by Blimp deflator on January 9, 2013

Obama and guns
Cartoon by Malcolm Evans from the Manawatu Standard of December 27, 2012,

US Middle East policy: Cynical or simply confused?

Posted in syria, united states by Blimp deflator on January 7, 2013

Obama's quandary
Yesterday’s enemy is today’s friend, until he becomes an enemy again… I think that’s how US policy in the Middle East goes. The cartoon is from the Manawatu Standard of December 15, 2012.

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Posted in united states by Blimp deflator on November 3, 2012

Commercial break
Cartoon from the Manawatu Standard of October 5, 2012. The cartoonist is Malcolm Evans.

The WMD bogey resurfaces

Posted in iraq, syria, united states by Blimp deflator on September 9, 2012

Chemical weapons in Syria
Cartoon from the Manawatu Standard of August 23, 2012. The cartoonist is Malcolm Evans.

Syria’s death toll could equal Iraq’s, says Obama

Posted in iraq, syria, united states by Blimp deflator on March 3, 2012

Syria's death toll could equal Iraq's, says Obama
But of course, the United States kills only “bad guys”. Cartoon from the Manawatu Standard of February 27, 2012.

I’m full of steam, says Obama

Posted in united states by Blimp deflator on October 26, 2011

I'm full of steam, says Obama
Or is that hot air? Cartoon from the Manawatu Standard of October 19, 2011.

Assassination contracts: Let us quote, says Obama

Posted in united states by Blimp deflator on October 26, 2011

Assassination contracts: Let us quote, says Obama
Cartoon from the Manawatu Standard of October 15, 2001.

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Wall Street protests put Administration in a panic

Posted in uncategorized by Blimp deflator on October 10, 2011

Wall Street protests put Administration in a panic
Cartoon from the Manawatu Standard of October 8, 2011.

Obama defies the tide of Middle East history

Posted in israel by Blimp deflator on September 29, 2011

Obama defies the tide of Middle East history
From the Manawatu Standard of September 26, 2001.

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